About

A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts of dead people.

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Directed by

M. Night Shyamalan

Written by

M. Night Shyamalan (Writer)
Brick Mason (Storyboard)

Runtime

107 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Not every gift is a blessing.

Cast

Keywords

afterlife single mother loss of loved one ghost dying and death confidence cowardliness spiritism child single marriage crisis school play psychology child abuse sense of guilt philadelphia paranormal phenomena

Photos

Lists

#160 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#89 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

#332 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Film Editing Andrew Mondshein

Oscar nomination for Best Picture Frank Marshall Kathleen Kennedy Barry Mendel

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Haley Joel Osment

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Toni Collette